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it was reported the i.r.s. spent $4 billion in refunds to taxes to people who shouldn't have gotten them, 353 check toss one address in shanghai. 650 checks to lithuania. this is a level of incompetent on a scale because you have bureaucrats with paper, and crooks who have ipads. the second, what i've talked about going back to american enterprise speeches. we were just told with the passing of president nelson mandela that, even though he had visited five times, he was not delisted as a terrorist until 2008. now, how bad does the state department bureaucracy have to be in order to not notice that a sitting president is visiting the country and still on the list. finally something i want to ask governor abercrombie as an example -- >> i can't wait. >> i think this is one you'll be 100% with me. >> if you want a limited number of defense budget, wouldn't you rather see it spent at pearl harbor on real folks in the front lines than seeing it spent in thepentagon? every i.t. as it relates t obamca, relates to the defense partnt theyave a terrible procurement, wouldn't you -- speaking as an alum
have a predictable regulatory environment. we do a good job of educating the kids. we have a good tax break. we're doing all the things -- >> it sounds like you're agreeing with the pope then? >> you look at the result, we have less disparity in the income that can most any other state. we would love to have the pope. he can come to provo anytime. >> you have a deep and personal passion about helping the poor, and i suspect you resonated deeply with pope francis ooze comments which were very powerful and compelling in many ways, but i'm puzzled. wise in the last 30 years we've had dramatic economic growth. i was very fortunate i was there with reagan and with clinton. in the case of the clinton administration when we worked with them, from 1993 to 200, one of the very four people of poverty left poverty, and huge economic growth. about 3 1/2, 4 million people, xw a million and a half people, lost their jobs. why is it so hard to look at the things that have work. try to find a way and say, which of these pieces really worked. find out what are their patterns? and how can we replicate
to create middle-class jobs. please just don't say tax cuts and cutting the deficit. >> can i just start by saying i don't know what anybody has been smoking here, but if you think this is a good economy, then we need to start all over again. what you need -- first of all, 203,000 jobs, i'm glad that we've got that, about you we need to create at least 150,000 a month just to keep our mouths -- let me finish. >> okay. i'm waiting. >> what you need to pay attention to, and david is well aware of this is the labor force participation rate. what we have seen is people, particularly young americans, are opting out, they are giving up, underemployed. that means they're getting part-time jobs. it's about 63%, which is about a 30-year low, which means that 47% of this economy has basically given up until obama. these policies have not created economic growth, and everybody knows it. >> but wait, wait, ants my question. >> i can answer it. >> the house republicans is 40 jobs create bills that are stalled in the senate. >> they're all the same two things. >> no, they're not. they're energy job, t
. >> it truly is. >> which is why taxes become an issue. we'll talk about that later in the show. indra petersons loves taxes. >> shopping to taxes, you just took me from here to there. >> she used to work with the irs before getting into weather. >> i'm not listening. just painful right now. let's talk about what's going on in the southeast. still talking about a wave of energy, cloudy, light showers. not a big deal into the southeast. temperatures look at this, they're amazing. we're still talking about temperatures into the 70s through atlanta, especially by tomorrow in through boston, temperatures right where they should, maybe a hint above normal. all of this is going to be changing thanks to a system out west. talk about snow. yes, we're talking about anywhere from wisconsin back through colorado. look at all these winter weather advisories. we know there is a change in store for us out on the east. of course as the system finally makes its way east. for today, 1 to 2 feet of snow, extending farther in through colorado and minnesota. we'll be looking at that as well. you can see t
that want them to collect sales taxes from you. and that means you're probably going to pay more. i'm talking about being taxed on your internet purchases. i'll put it more simply for you. cnn's business correspondent christine romans is in new york to tell us why that's more likely. >> internet shales taxes, carol. supreme court decided it would not hear a case. it was probably the last cyber monday without sales tax for millions. states want tax revenue. online retailers want tax-free shopping. brick and mortar shops want online retailers to have the same taxes. uncollected sales tax, so the states want to find ways to get that tax revenue from web retailers. the sproem court decided not to get involved in appeals from amazon and overstock.com. the court let stand a ruling from a new york court requiring that internet retailers collect sale taxes even if they have no physical present in the state. this effectively ends, carol, ends tax-free shopping online for people and gets other states thinking about how they can bring in more taxes, too, carol. >> christine, thanks. >>> seattl
lead to major changes in online shopping. it's all about how much tax you pay when you shop online. christine romans explains how this will affect your money. >> wolf, on the biggest online shopping day of the year, no less, the supreme court punting on the most important issue in retail right now. and that means millions of people may now have to pay state tax on their online purchases. now, states have been putting pressure on internet retailers to collect sales tax and amazon.com and overstock.com fought this effort with different results in different courts. it's a patchwork now of rulings and laws. now that the supreme court has decided not to the weigh in, states are likely to pursue the estimated $23 billion in uncollected sales taxes from web retailers. an increasing number of tats like new york have passed laws forcing internet-based retailers to collect taxes. amazon and overstock complained saying they don't have physical presence in that state. most retail analysts say the court is essentially ending a 20-year tradition of no sales tax on internet purchases. >> christin
that affect all online shoppers. sales taxes and why you should be paying it. states lose $2 billion a year from uncollected tax from web users. the supreme court decided yesterday not to get involved in appeals from amazon.com and overstock.com. the court let ruling from internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state. do you follow me? the issue effectively ends tax-free online shopping for lots of people. brick and mortar people say they are at a disadvantage when they have to collect taxes and online do not. it's different from state-to-state and it's just been a real mess there but supreme court is not going to weigh in on this. i want to give you a quick peek at the markets. dow and the major markets all fell after the black friday results showed that consumers spent less than last year. gold stock fell as well. concerns about the fed withdrawing -- using a big pull-back in gold this year. the ten-year treasury climbed again. it means higher mortgage rates likely and higher rates for car loans and the like. krispy kreme had a very bad day.
successful. there is corporate tax reform -- >> the problem is when you say tax reform you mean cutting taxes for the wealthy. >> no reforming the tax code to incentivize businesses to hire. >> but again, i would say you have a lot of blockaids in your own party. >> i want to get your take. on the former vice president dick cheney speaking out about the feud between his daughters. listen to this. >> we were surprised when there was an attack launched against liz on facebook. and we wished it had not happened. it was always dealt with in the family and we wish it was. >> it was launched against liz by her sister and her wife. >> this is a little godfatherish. we want to keep this in the family, but the irony here for dick cheney is that he is to the left of his own daughter who is running for the senate in the state of wyoming on the issue of gay marriage. he said that he believes in personal freedom and that he believes it's an issue that should be left up to the states and she has said i'm opposed to gay marriage. so he is more libertarian than he is. >> the family fuse within the family, an
have come in, in part, because of the tax hikes which created less damage. the fact is washington getting out of the way is a pre-condition for the private sector. >> i'll let austan weigh in on that. 92,000 federal jobs lost overall this year. do you think washington in action and sequester is hurting holding back the growth? >> it is holding back the growth. i thought it would hold back growth more than it did. i think most of the private sector who look at the economy for 2013 say that the austerity and the fiscal drag cut at least one point or almost two points off the system. i think austerity did not help the growth rate. >> i figured you would be opposite sides of the fence. >> 1% of the 1.5% is the tax hike. 1% of the drag this year out of the 1.5. >> i agree with that. >> meantime, signs this week that maybe i don't know, maybe the bailout -- automakers may be worth it. gm and chrysler, double digit numbers. treasury department planning to sell the last of its stock in gm by the end of the year. so interesting to me. do you think this proves what was first president bush
. they should welcome that, not fear it. >> at the beginning of the year when the taxes went up on the wealthy, the republicans were saying this is going to undermine the overall growth of the u.s. economy because these are the job creators that you're taxing more. that hasn't necessarilily worked out like that so far. >> you capital applaud what we got through the first nine months of this year. we're seeing some strength. i don't think that move helped overall growth. did he it will for other reasons, fairness in taxation. i understand that. the thing weigh need to look for is whether the jobs we're now getting will come from new businesses. historically, new job growth comes from new business escreation. can we see that change, great. >> give me your forecast for 2014. >> i still think we're seeing modest growth, ramping up from 2% to something like 2.4, maybe 2.6. i would like to see us at 3.5. >> 3.6 is pretty impressive. >> we like the sound of 2.6. >> i'd like to see 5 or 6%. douglas aikin, thanks very much for coming in. always good to have you here at cnn. >>> today people in south af
in and medicare rationing occurs and 22 new tax increases occur, and the medicare advantage cuts occurred, it's going to be the bad gift that keeps on giving onto next year. that's why all the red state democrats are scared to death. >> first of all, i disagree with everything you said, but -- everything you just said -- but i am concerned that some medicare part d was passed, and it wasn't working, we worked with republicans to fix it. here's what we have from your great friend erick erickson. the strategy now, he says should be the website they can't fix, but we must deny them the opportunity to fix the new law itself. let the american people see big government in all its glory and offer a repeal. in other words, hold back support, road for -- is that your strategy? do you sign on to erick erickson's strategy? >> no, i don't root for failure. >> that's what he's saying. >> help, there's an interesting term. >> what's the fix? >>> regarding 300 maybe, who knows? medicaid expansion for tort reform? who knows, but there is no negotiation. one part passed this. it was you, minority, no way, we'
expired back in 1970. he's been ordered deported multiple times. the judge says omar obama pays his taxes and meets the requirements for a green card. during the hearing, omar obama testified, and i'm quoting him now, "i do have a nephew, he's the president of the united states." >>> when we come back, an estimated $10,000 in holiday donations allegedly stolen from the salvation army right here in the nation's capital, and the whole thing was caught on tape. you're going to find out how it happened. >>> and this year, santa could be delivering your christmas gifts with fighter jets on his tail. we have details of what the u.s. military is now planning. this was the hardest decision i've ever had to make. jim, i adore the pool at your hotel. anna, your hotels have wondrous waffle bars. ryan, your hotels' robes are fabulous. i have twelve of them. twelve? shhhh, i'm worth it& what i'm trying to say is, it's so hard to pick just one of you, so i'm choosing all of you with hotels.com. a loyalty program that requires no loyalty. plus members can win a free night every day only at hotels.com se
argue automation has hollowed out much of the middle class as well because many tax prepares, people like that, you don't need them anymore because you can use your computer to do it. now we're moving into the low wage sector and that's a sector that had been growing. this month, not as much. good news as we got better jobs this month. >> 203,000 jobs created. unemployment rate, the best it's been since november 2008. and you're on track really here for 2 million jobs, you know, 2 million jobs this year. that's not bad. in fact, it's the best we've seen since 2005. also, you know, car sales were good, too. if you're confident enough to buy a car that tells me the economy is turning. >> i think it's a turning point for people who have -- who have a job or are nearly unemployed. nothing has changed for people unemployed here. >> no, it hasn't. they have a much lower confidence in the economy. they're feeling left behind. and they are left behind. >> you're seeing the low wage paycheck to paycheck worker is holding back. somebody who has a job, savings, not under water, they're starting
to be expensive. it's going to be taxed. >> it sounds like we're talking politics. people are becoming more accepting of marijuana in this country. so goes colorado so goes the rest of the country. >> i didn't expect what i saw in colorado. >> what are we looking at? if this becomes a billion dollars industry, how are we going to buy our pot? >> they are calling this the dot com rush. this is where it's going to vaporized opiniopens where they the tobacco or the weed itself. we talked to one company that grew 1600% last year. >> if you want the old traditional bong, water pipe, excuse me. i don't know if you can say bong. >> it's available, in p new yin york you can't say the word. but colorado you can't swing a cat without hitting -- >> you can have it in ingestible form. >> things that like like dingdongs and twinkies. sodas are coming. you could have a sip of this and, you know, have a nice afternoon for, it is amazing how many different products. >> even oil, butters. >> creams for every sort of, a lot of these folks want to get very serious about it as well and study the effects of it
, disadvantage on the theory they need the most help. our system, as you know, is funded by property taxes. we do the opposite. we tend to spend lots of money on suburbs and spent less money in inner city harlem and places like that and those kids, those disadvantaged kids never have a chance to catch up. >> amanda, what's the take away? >> it's true with what reed is saying. we should put much more attention on raising the bar who studies teaching in college and how rigorous the training is, and i think the fact that 45 states have agreed on a set of common core standards which are more rigorous, if we can keep pushing through all the controversy around this and get to a good place, that's a huge step in the right direction. >> fascinating, thank you. >> thank you. >>> if you want to find out more, go to cnn.com any time. >>> just ahead, possible new clues in the investigation in the fiery crash that killed paul walker and how powerful the car he was riding in actually is. >>> a cold case cracks wide open a college professor is killed in the revenge killing of her rapist 20 years later. she says
program. i'm eager to see what he says there. that's something that i think -- >> get a tax credit for hiring someone that's been unimploempl. >> these folks are really in trouble. >> we should do both, right? we should help the folks that are still in trouble. kevin is right, there is an element of the unemployment rate that is there because of the ui program. but even given that, it's been -- >> people that stay unemployed because they can get enough from unemployment. >> yes. there is a lot of research and debate. but my estimates, 10.2 3% of unemployment is due to the ui program. the net benefit of this is very significant. kevin is right. we have to work on long term employment. >> i just say that i disagree we should do both in the following sentence. what we should do, if you want to give more money to people currently unemployed. just give them the money. give them a lump sum of cash. don't make them stay unemployed for another three months to get the checks. if you give them a lump sum of cash, they go out for a job right away. >> a lot of the long term unemployed, there a
and announce a new program. i'm quite eager to see what he says there. >> that you get a tax credit for hiring someone who has been unemployment for a certain time. >> these folks are really in trouble and the good unemployment news doesn't really affect the long-term -- >> but we should do both. we should help the folks that are still in trouble. kevin is right, there's an element that's there because of the ui program. >> and people that stay unemployed because they can get enough from unemployment. >> there's a lot of academic work and research, but my estimates a percentage is due to ui benefits. kevin is right, we have to work on long term structural unemployment -- >> but i want to say i disagree that we should do both in the following sense. that what we should do, if you want to give more money to the people who are currently unemployed, just give them the money. give them a lump sum of cash. don't take them stay unemployed for another three months. >> mark zandi, annie lowry, kevin hasset, thank you for coming by. >>> when we return, he called nelson mandela one of the greatest leader
the public schools are funded through property taxes. >> and the teacher-student ratio is worse here than in some of the countries that are doing a lot better. >> you also have to look at culture. >> of course. >> in mountains of studies in the united states that parental involvement is the number one predictor of student success. >> of course. >> there was some good news, which was that lower income kids are actually doing better. >> doing better comparatively. but not overall. >> well, they're doing better than they had been. which is good. and one question i had for you, what about the common core which has gotten a lot of attention lately? which says we need to start measuring american students and have a curriculum for american students that is comparable to what the did in shanghai. >> let me actually bring in sal caan founder of the caan academy, author of the one-room schoolhouse education being reimagined. what do you make of the core curriculum? is that something certainly the obama administration has been pushing. is that something you support? >> yeah. there's been a lot of co
on tax reform. on some form of military discretionary cuts. this 1.2 trillion is painful and stupid and they want a way out of it. there's a lot of pressure on both sides. >> i say secret negotiations, good. i say them not talking about it, better. i think encouraging this process to continue, because this is the way they have to work down there, best. i say this is the most hopeful situation i've seen down there in 2 1/2 months. >> really? >> they're doing it the right way. they might not get to where they need to get to, and that happens but they're doing it the right way. >> the range of options is out there. the possibilities of how to cut the deficit, that's all been discussed over and over ad nauseam again. if we talk about spectrum sales one more time, i think people will start passing out. it's all about the political will. is the political will there this time? >> the calculation has been the pain will inspire political will. we haven't seen this before. every time people say it's going to be fine, we're not going to have a shutdown or play chicken with the fiscal cliff and
the facts. there are currently no credit score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get your free guide and dvd. it explains how a government-insured reverse mortgage works. there's no obligation. one reverse mortgage is a quicken loans company. their licensed experts can answer all your questions. call to find out what a great solution this can be. don't wait, call now! >>> some scary breaking news out of toledo, ohio, this morning. it's a high school at the old west end of toledo. we understand from the police and affiliate reports that there may be a 15-year-old with a gun inside scott high school. now, we don't know for sure if that's true. but we do know authorities have contained a student who is 15 years old to one classroom. and we do know that negotiators are now on the scene trying to talk that student out of that classroom. accordi
no credit score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get your free guide and dvd. it explains how a government-insured reverse mortgage works. there's no obligation. one reverse mortgage is a quicken loans company. their licensed experts can answer all your questions. call to find out what a great solution this can be. don't wait, call now! >>> health officials in north carolina con if i wering three adults have now died of complications from the flu. the first flu deaths in a year in that state. we have an expert here with us from nashville. good morning. >> good moung. >> so when you hear these things, it's pretty scary. people die from the flu every year, we hear. will this year be particularly bad? >> well, it's difficult to know because we're still very early in the season. it's important to realize that the flu season has come very mu
that were in south africa, they paid their taxes to south africa and they deduct it from their tax liability here. we set that it was no deduction. we signed that as an effort to stop apartheid. and it passed. and i never thought i would ever see nelson mandela. when i saw him and people introduced me, he says, yes, i know him. they were trying to push me, saying he had the wrangle amendment, you know. and he says, oh, no, not the wrangle amendment. i thought, my god, here we go. he says, no, the white south africans call that the bloody wrangle amendment. and he said, i would suggest you get a -- >> there's that sense of humor. >> yes. he was a big giant. he was so warm, like a bear that would hug you and you fell apart no matter who you were or where you were. >> congressman, we have to say thank you for sharing these very personal stories of your time with nelson mandela. donna brazile, thank you as well, john king with wonderful mementos from that time as well. thank you to the three of you for sharing these significant memories you have of a great leader. >> fun to celebrate that life.
investigations where you can't get them for what you want to get them for but you get them for tax fraud. we have a group of russians who are working in the different diplomacy, the diplomacy in d.c. and consulate in new york, and it seems that you guys broke a good story, the initial investigation may have been for intelligence, for spying, and they found some other information that was able to release a much broader and distressing number of actions against them. >> if these were all russian diplomats or their spouses, for example, they would have diplomatic immunity as evan points out and the u.s. -- unless the russians agree to waive it, they are going back to russia, not to jail. >> exactly. we don't have a treaty with russia where they would send their people back to be on trial here so they would literally have to waive it and allow us to do it. it's very, very rare. >> based on your information, you are a former fbi agent, you know a lot about this, the cold w war is over so a lot of folks thing the spying between u.s. and russia should be over as well. there's still a significant amount
. there are currently no credit score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get your free guide and dvd. it explains how a government-insured reverse mortgage works. there's no obligation. one reverse mortgage is a quicken loans company. their licensed experts can answer all your questions. call to find out what a great solution this can be. don't wait, call now! boy, oh, boy, did viewers get quite the surprise when they turned their tvs on saturday night. >> i'm ron burgundy. thanks for joining us tonight. last time i saw you, you were a lot heavier. like you lost 50 pounds. >> i lost a little bit. >> good for you. amber, you look lovely tonight. >> thank you, rob, you, too. >> are you married? >> no. >> i am, so don't get ideas. it's a sure sign that the holiday season is here. santa claus gets spotted coming to town. >> so will ferrell, aka, ron b
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